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David Della Rocco

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Birth dateMay 4, 1952

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David Della Rocco (Born May 4, 1952) is an Italian-American comedian and actor best known for his supporting role in the 1999 film The Boondock Saints. Della Rocco is a friend of The Boondock Saints writer and director Troy Duffy and his role was written specifically for him, playing a character also named David Della Rocco, bringing many of his real-life mannerisms and flair to the character, as the character's nickname, "The Funny Man". He played the part of a low-level mobster who helps his two friends, the MacManus brothers, in ridding Boston, MA of criminals and evil. David Della Rocco returns as "Rocco" in the sequel The Boondock Saints II: All Saints Day in a dream sequence guiding the MacManus brothers on their mission.

He is a native of Norwich, Connecticut, and studied acting with the late Susan Peretz in Los Angeles and is also a member of The Actor's Studio.


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